South Carolina vs. Tennessee - 2/15/20 College Basketball Pick, Odds, and Prediction

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Tennessee Volunteers (14-10) at South Carolina Gamecocks (15-9)

College Basketball: Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm (Colonial Life Arena)

The Line: South Carolina Gamecocks -4 -- Over/Under: 136.5 Click Here for the Latest Odds

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The South Carolina Gamecocks (15-9) will host the Tennessee Volunteers (14-10) on Saturday, February 15th for a SEC match up at the Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, SC. The game is scheduled for a 6:00 pm eastern tip off.

South Carolina will come into this game 15-9 on the season after taking an impressive 75-59 road victory over Georgia last game. South Carolina took a commanding 38-20 ead in the first half of this match up and never let Georgia back in it. The Gamecocks were able to convert at 44.6 % from the field while holding Georgia to just 34.6%. South Carolina had a balanced display of offense with four players reaching double digit scoring. They were led by AJ Lawson who finished with 20 points and 4 rebounds. The key to this victory was South Carolina’s dominant inside presence outscoring Georgia40-22 with points in the paint.

The Gamecocks are currently led by guard AJ Lawson and Jermaine Couisnard who are averaging 14 & 11.9 points per game respectively. The Tennessee Volunteers will also come into this match fresh off a 82-61 thumping of Arkansas at home. They will be looking to continue this momentum after losing 4 of their last 5 conference games. Tennessee was led by Santiago Vescovi a freshman out of Montevideo, Uruguay who contributed 20 points and 8 assists before fouling out of the game.

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On the season, the Volunteers are averaging 67.1 points per game while giving up 62.1 points. Tennessee has many contributors on offense with all 5 of their starters averaging 11+ points per game.

South Carolina is 4-1 ATS in their last 5 games whereas Tennessee is just 2-3 ATS in their last 5 games. South Carolina is 9-4 at home this season and will attempt to stay in the race for a SEC championship.

The last time these two teams played resulted in a 1-point loss for South Carolina in early January. I expect this one to be close also but I am giving the edge to South Carolina to be able to take care of business at home and cover especially since they have been covering the spread as of late.

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Greg’s Pick South Carolina -4

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